Islamic militants briefly abduct 16 Christians in northwest Pakistan

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June 22, 2008 08:34

Police say Islamic militants freed 16 Christians hours after kidnapping them in northwestern Pakistan. Police official Mohammed Khan says the minority Christians were kidnapped late Saturday as they prayed at a home in the northwestern city of Peshawar. He says the men were freed early Sunday after officers contacted the captors. Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has told parliament he ordered a probe into the incident.


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